• Organizer: Slava Matveev
  • Date: Friday 14:15 - 15:45 (only in April, new date in May)
  • Room: MPI MiS, A3 01
  • Language: English
  • Target audience: MSc students, PhD students, Postdocs, Group leaders, Directors of the MPI MIS
  • Content (Keywords): Any topic by request of one of the participants or an offer from lecturers.
  • Prerequisites: Curiosity and appreciation of beauty of mathematics
  • Remarks: Participants need only attend lectures, that are of interest to them.


This will be a self-organizing seminar. Any participant could request any topic to be discussed or offer to share his/her knowledge with others.  Lectures are supposed to have content, but also be accessible to any non-specialist but professional mathematician.

Bellow is a list of topics covered last semester:

  •  3-Manifolds
  •  Topological Singularities
  •  Category Theory
  •  Kleinian groups
  •  H-principle
  •  Boltzmann Machines
  •  Min-max in GMT
  •  Sectional Curvature via convexit
  •  Topological combinatorics
  •  ABC Conjecture
  •  Operator Algebras
  •  Overview of AI research at MIS and in general.
  •  K-theory and Atiyah-Singer Index theorem.


Regular Lectures (Summer 2016)

15.10.2018, 13:56